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>> chavez supporters turn out in caracas with the venezuelan national assembly discussing the president's health crisis. the government insists hugo chavez will continue to lead even if he's too ill to be sworn in next week. we'll have the very latest live from caracas. you're watching al-jazeera live from london. also coming up, foreign forces on guard as rebels in the central african republic paint another town. shots are fired as rioters confront police in northern ireland and making the desert grow, technology helping israeli farmers turn saltwater into harvest gold. thank you for joining us. venezuela has re-elected diosdado cabello. some opposition politicians say power should pass to cabello if chavez is too ill to take the oath of office. ministers remain adamant machavez will not be replaced. >> this is clear leadership by chavez who is so responsible, we've studied the worst-case scenarios. we have a president who has been elected from 2013 to 2019 and has been re-elected and that term will be fulfilled. >> the vice president insists the supreme court can swear i
. also coming up, political uncertainty in venezuela. it is confirmed hugo chavez will not be sworn in on thursday. the president of the central african republic tells al jazeera the rebels have been backed by foreign powers. it is called the dream liner. now it is more of a nightmare for boeing. we will tell you why. about 1 million people inside syria are getting hungry because you win agencies cannot get food aid in side. the food organization is handing out rations to one and a half million people. it leaves many who are desperately in need without food. the un says more than 60,000 people have been killed in the uprising that began in march of 2011. the u.n. refugee agency says nearly 100,000 refugees have escaped violence in syria in the last month alone, and there are more than 590,000 refugees, up from before. many of those people have escaped the jordan camp, where winter storms are making already difficult conditions worse. tents have been flooded. many people are stranded, and a big snowstorm is expected to hit very soon. >> the weather is so cold. they tell us if they gi
of venezuelan president hugo chavez worsens. they say he has a severe lung infection. "shutting down after a admitting to tax evasion. >> on the reconciliation between two rival palestinian factions. >> officials have announced their president is having trouble breathing. he contracted a severe lung infection. >> there is growing concern about whether he will be fit to be sworn in next week for another term in office. >> the leaders top aides are accusing them of psychological warfare in >> hugo chavez is the number one concern along with you would run but was below in his absence. the venezuelan government has finally released an official statement. >> dr. delicate surgery on december 11th, commandant job as succumbed to a severe lung infection -- commandant chavez has suffered a lung infection. >> he has already handpick his successor. he accuses the opposition on the spreading uncertainty. >> the united states is controlling all these machinations. they think his hour has arrived. it is an hour of madness with the right on the attack here and internationally. the people will remain reso
happens if hugo chavez and no longer lead. ear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've got nine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. >>> welcome back, everyone. believe it or not, slavery still exists, very much so. it's here in the united states. and very much in existence around the world. christian students met in atlanta to push a global movement to end it. jim clancy tells us about their cause. >> reporter: more than 60,000 young christians from around the country and around the world held candles aloft in the frosty air. their own faces shined back at them from a massive cube set up outside the georgia dome. faces of those who have pledged to light up the world and put an end to human trafficking in their lifetimes. >> slavery is trapped in dark places all over the world. it's trapped here in atlanta. in the shadows. it's in the shadows in mumbai india. it's in the shadows in cam bode yo. it's in the shadows around the world in brothels and factories. 60,000 student
a month since people in venezuela have seen or heard hugo chavez. people have not seen a picture or heard a phone call from the president. there are lots of rumors and speculations going around. the minister of communications announced the president was suffering from a severe lung infection. this week, the president received a visit in havana from the vice president, the president of the national assembly, and his older brother. for many, this is an example of the gravity of the situation. many wonder whether the president will be back for his inauguration on january 10. there is a debate going on about what will happen in this country. hugo chavez is alive but not able to come back. the opposition demands to know what kind of cancer job as house, where it is located. they want to travel to havana to confirm the president's health. this attention will probably increase on saturday, when the national assembly convenes its legislative leaders. >> tens of thousands of fatah supporters have been celebrating its anniversary. hamas allow the event to go ahead, despite ongoing tensions between
the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> venezuelanan's rally today for hugo chavez. chav chavez's health is tragedy i will following his fourth cancer operation. the next update on the president's health will come in a few days. chavez is supposed to be inaugurated for a new term next week. today venezuelanan lawmakers re-elected a speaks of the national assembly. the move could signal support as a possible successor. however, chavez has said he wants his vice president to succeed him. >>> well, the fiscal cliff deal not going over so well with the majority of americans. a new poll finds more disapprove than approve of the new deal. 43% say it's okay. 45 do not. 12% have no opinion. along party lines, two-thirds of democrats gave their okay to the compromise bill which, among other things, taxes the wealthier at higher rates. but almost two-thirds of republicans, they're unhappy over the deal. gallup also found none of the political leaders involved in the fiscal cliff showdown got a favorable rating. house speaker john boehner scoring the worst. >>> the battle over the debt cei
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of president hugo chavez. it was -- he was due to be sworn in for his next term in office on thursday, but is still in hospital in cuba for cancer treatment. he will be inaugurated at a later date to because he is the sitting president who had been reelected. a commuter ferry hit a pier in lower manhattan. part of the dow was ripped open around 300 and -- and around 330 passengers and crew were on board. two were critically injured. the death of a certain after she was gang raped on a daily bus has prompted international outrage, but also internal debate about india's foust modernizing society. despite the country's advantage, there are still well documented cases of female fetuses and female infants been killed. that is causing a shortage of and the trafficking of girls. at >> the man of india -- northern india are known for being strong, fit, and sigel. it is hard for them to find a bright here. that is because of it -- and illegal widespread practice that started around the time they were born, female feticide, abortion of baby girls. this frustration fuels crime across the country
. that whole story. paul callan, nice to see you. thank you very much. >>> hugo chavez is supposed to be sworn in to his fourth term this thursday, but the controversial leader is still in cuba, "fighting for his health." we're taking a look at that and all the dates you need to know about in the coming week. >>> time now to get you ready for the week ahead. first of all, on monday, a lot of people talking about aurora, colorado, and james holmes. he is the man accused of opening fire in a crowded aurora, colorado, movie theater. he is charged with killing 12 people and wounding dozens more. >>> also on monday, a lot of focus on hillary clinton. as soon as tomorrow, the secretary of state could be back at work. as you recall, doctors discharged her from the hospital last week after getting treated for that blood clot that was found in her brain. she is expected to be at work some time this week. we're not sure if it will be tomorrow or not. >>> on thursday, hugo chavez will be making news. he is supposed to be inaugurated to his first term but casting some doubt on whether or not he's actually
. but now a major decision may keep chavez in power for years to come. cnn paula newton is in the capital of caracas joining us now. what did the supreme court decide? >> reporter: the way they interpret the inauguration, he he doesn't have to be here tomorrow. it starts his new term even though he's not in the country. his vice president will be at the helm. the cabinet will be in place. they will continue to make decisions from the government. if hugo chavez could have crawled to his inauguration, he would have. he is that ill. he couldn't come in a wheelchair, he couldn't come in an i.v. he couldn't come with doctor and thursdays at his side. for that reason, though, the supreme court has made this determination that his term will start anyway. and, again, we don't know. we're in unchartered waters constitutionally and many worry what that will mean for the political road ahead. >> paula, thanks very much for that report. paula newton on the scene for us. we'll continue to monitor that story. >>> a great white shark is spotted off the florida coast but it's where it came from that may
of the national assembly should chavez fail to be sworn in. new york governor andrew cuomo is reportedly preparing to unveil what is being described as one of the toughest gun control laws in the country. it reportedly includes new restrictions on assault weapons, harsher sentences for gun claims. gabrielle giffords of arizona has announced a new initiative to take on gun violence. she suffered major head injuries and nearly lost to life in the tucson shooting rampage that killed six people in 2011. on tuesday, the two-year anniversary of her shooting, she and her husband announced a new group called americans for responsible solutions, which they said will raise the funds necessary to balance the influence of the gun lobby. they said that in the aftermath of the newtown massacre in connecticut -- the insurance giant american international group, for aig, is sparking outrage over reports it is considering joining a shareholders' lawsuit against the u.s. government. they add to's board is said to be weighing whether to join former ceo greenberg in accusing the u.s. government of shortchanging inves
channels of communication with the venezuelan government and the absence of chÁvez. in 2002, chavez survived a coup that toppled him briefly. he has long asserted that coup was orchestrated by the united states. >> for more in venezuela, we're joined by michael shifter, president of the inter-american dialogue and an adjunct professor of latin american politics. from claremont, california, we're joined by miguel tinker salas, a professor of pomona college. born in venezuela, author of, "the enduring legacy: oil, culture and society in venezuela." his new book forthcoming is called, "venezuela: what everyone needs to know." michael shifter and miguel tinker salas, we welcome you both to "democracy now!" michael shifter, talk about what is not happening today, the inauguration, and what you feel needs to take place, which side you take. >> thank you very much. i think it is not a surprise the inauguration is not taking place today. i think president chun is clearly is very ill. i think there are going to be new elections. i think the government basically wants some time to figure out
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